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Complex Hepatobiliary surgical procedure performed

Publish Date: Jul 18 2014 12:00PM Jammu, July 17: A major surgery ... hepatobiliary cancers and hence merits proper surgical treatment,” said a statement. The surgery was performed by Dr Sandeep Bhat, who has undergone fellowship in advanced ...

Source: Greater Kashmir
Published: 28 Apr 2018

Highly-Touted Gastrointestinal Surgeon and Metabolism Researcher Dr. Oliver F. Bathe Named Adviser to M Pharmaceutical, Inc.

"The wealth and scope of knowledge associated with Dr. Bathe, especially in areas of diabetes, gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary surgery, and critical care, will only strengthen our company's capacity in the pursuit of excellence with respect to our ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 17 Jul 2015

Excess body weight and obesity—the link with gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary cancer

Excess body weight (EBW) is an independent risk factor for many human malignancies, including cancers throughout the gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary tract from ... in the first 10 years after bariatric surgery.

Source: Nature
Published: 08 Mar 2011

Patients with gastrointestinal tumors at higher risk of other cancers

"Only 5 percent of patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumors have a hereditary disorder that predisposes them to develop multiple benign and malignant tumors," said Jason K. Sicklick, MD, assistant professor of surgery and UC San Diego Moores Cancer ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 01 May 2015

8 Reasons You're So, Um, Gassy

You may already be aware of sugar-free gum's double whammy: When you chew, you swallow nitrogen-filled air as well as sorbitol, an artificial sweetener that defies the intestines' attempts to break it down, resulting in gale-force gastrointestinal winds.

Source: Oprah
Published: 03 Dec 2012

Donald A McCain, MD, PhD, FACS

Dr. McCain's specialties include melanoma, gastric cancer, colorectal cancer, hepatobiliary cancer, sarcomas and micromatasteses. He is the co-vice chairman of the... Full story

Source: Blog
Published: 12 Aug 2015

SNMMI publishes appropriate use criteria for hepatobiliary scintigraphy in abdominal pain

The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) has published appropriate use criteria (AUC) for hepatobiliary scintigraphy in abdominal pain. This is the third ... is also developing AUC for gastrointestinal transit, infection imaging ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 03 Aug 2017